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Rain Tonight; Sunny Tomorrow

Rain Tonight; Sunny Tomorrow

| October 21, 2019 @ 3:12 pm

WET: A large mass of rain covers much of North/Central Alabama this afternoon. Not seeing any lightning over the northern half of the state; the best instability is over South Alabama, where SPC maintains a “slight risk” (level 2/5) of severe storms for tonight. The risk of severe thunderstorm activity for North Alabama is very low, although a “marginal risk” is still in play.

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A Brief Check On Our Weather At 2:30 PM

A Brief Check On Our Weather At 2:30 PM

| October 21, 2019 @ 2:29 pm

Showers and a few thunderstorms continue to push into and across the western portions of Central Alabama as of 2:17 pm.

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Strong Storm Affecting Parts Of Madison & Limestone Counties

Strong Storm Affecting Parts Of Madison & Limestone Counties

| October 21, 2019 @ 2:02 pm

At 159 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Huntsville International Airport, or near Madison, moving northeast at 50 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm.

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Watch Possible For Extreme Southern Alabama & The Florida Panhandle

Watch Possible For Extreme Southern Alabama & The Florida Panhandle

| October 21, 2019 @ 1:53 pm

Isolated low-topped rotating showers are likely to continue developing in the northern Gulf of Mexico and across southern Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle through the afternoon.

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Strong Storm Affecting Parts Of Lauderdale, Colbert, & Franklin Counties

Strong Storm Affecting Parts Of Lauderdale, Colbert, & Franklin Counties

| October 21, 2019 @ 12:33 pm

At 1228 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Littleville, or near Tuscumbia, moving northeast at 50 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph will be possible with this storm.

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The Midday Check On Our Weather Situation

The Midday Check On Our Weather Situation

| October 21, 2019 @ 12:18 pm

Radar at 12:10 pm shows a weakening line of showers moving into the western parts of Central Alabama and the weakening trend should continue as it moves east.

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SPC Removes Slight Risk From Much Of Central Alabama, Marginal Risk Still In Place

SPC Removes Slight Risk From Much Of Central Alabama, Marginal Risk Still In Place

| October 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

Severe thunderstorms remain possible across the Deep South through this afternoon and tonight, primarily along the Gulf Coast from southeast Louisiana into southern portions of Mississippi/Alabama and the Florida Panhandle.

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Possible Watch Coming Soon For Southwestern Alabama

Possible Watch Coming Soon For Southwestern Alabama

| October 21, 2019 @ 11:54 am

The threat for isolated damaging wind and a couple of tornadoes should persist into the afternoon along the central Gulf Coast region from southeast LA through southeast AL and the far western FL Panhandle. Trends are being monitored for a watch.

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What NWS Birmingham Thinks About Today’s Severe Threat

What NWS Birmingham Thinks About Today’s Severe Threat

| October 21, 2019 @ 10:24 am

NWS Birmingham has a Marginal Risk for severe storms up for all of Central Alabama through the day and into the late-night hours tonight.

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Brief Check On Our Weather Situation At 8:30 AM

Brief Check On Our Weather Situation At 8:30 AM

| October 21, 2019 @ 8:35 am

As of 8:30 this morning, the line of storms on our southeastern US map stretches from the western portions of Kentucky, down through western Tennessee and eastern Arkansas, and through northern and western Mississippi and into Louisiana, with it tailing off over the Texas Gulf Coast.

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Active Weather Day Ahead For Alabama

Active Weather Day Ahead For Alabama

| October 21, 2019 @ 6:01 am

STRONG STORMS LATER TODAY: On the maps this morning, a deep surface low will move from the Great Plains up to the Great Lakes region by tonight, dragging a cold front into Alabama.

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University Of Alabama Aligns Inventor Resources, Collaboration With Business Incubator

University Of Alabama Aligns Inventor Resources, Collaboration With Business Incubator

| October 21, 2019 @ 5:02 am

EDGE Labs features laboratories and equipment necessary for new businesses.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Former Southern Company President Alvin Vogtle Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Former Southern Company President Alvin Vogtle Was Born

| October 21, 2019 @ 5:01 am

Alvin Vogtle, born in Birmingham on Oct. 21, 1918, graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University in 1939 and went on to study law at the University of Alabama and the University of Virginia.

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